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General Description: An introductory course in sculpture. Instruction in additive and subtractive and manipulation techniques will be used with a variety of media to explore the sculptural form. Students will be acquainted with master works of sculpture throughout various art movements. This course will introduce the principles and elements of design in three-dimensional forms working with clay.


  • Working in clay and other formative media
  • Elements and principles of design in three-dimensional form
  • Technical art skills

Strategies: Students will learn through a combination of:

  • Hands on projects
  • Direct instruction
  • Skill development

Equipment to be provided by student: pencil